eurythermal
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1881 tolerating a wide range of temperature <
eurythermal animals
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  • eurythermal — organisms capable of withstanding a wide range of temperature …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • eurythermal — eu·ry·ther·mal (yo͝or ə thûrʹməl) also eu·ry·ther·mic ( mĭk) or eu·ry·ther·mous ( məs) adj. Adaptable to a wide range of temperatures. Used of an organism.   euʹry·therm n. * * * …   Universalium

  • eurythermal — adjective Able to tolerate a wide range of temperature …   Wiktionary

  • eurythermal — eu·ry·ther·mal (u″re thurґməl) [eury + thermal] able to grow in a wide range of temperature, said of bacteria capable of good growth from 28°C to 50°C and above …   Medical dictionary

  • eurythermal — [ˌjʊərɪ θə:m(ə)l] adjective Ecology able to tolerate a wide range of temperature. Often contrasted with stenothermal …   English new terms dictionary

  • eurythermal — eu·ry·ther·mal …   English syllables

  • eurythermal — …   Useful english dictionary

  • eurythermic — eurythermal or pertaining to or living in water of wide temperature range …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • eurytherm — [yo͞o′ri thʉrm΄, yoor′əthʉrm΄] n. 〚Ger, independent of temperature variations: see EURY & THERM〛 Biol. an organism that can live in a wide range of temperatures: opposed to STENOTHERM eurythermal [yoor′əthʉr′mə …   Universalium

  • eu|ry|ther|mic — «YUR uh THUR mihk», adjective. = eurythermal. (Cf. ↑eurythermal) …   Useful english dictionary

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